Institute for Financial Management and Research | IFMR Sri City Chengambakam | Andhra Pradesh

Jan 11, 2017
Management College


  • Address5655, Central Express Way, Sector 24, Sri City, Chengambakam, Andhra Pradesh 517541,  India 
  • Year of Establishment1970
  • Approved By | AICTE | National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)


  • IFMR is a business school located at Sri City, in Andhra Pradesh, India, about 70 km from Chennai. It is recognized as an Institution of National Importance by the Ministry of Finance and as social research institution by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. IFMR offers a 2 year PGDM program which is accredited by AICTE and it is an approved institution by the University of Madras for pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Finance, Economics and Management.

Admission Process

  • CAT 2016
  •  XAT 2017
  •  CMAT 2017 /
  • GMAT
  •  GRE (taken in the last three years).

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  • Candidates must have completed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% from a recognized university with valid score in CAT- 90% /GMAT
  • Final year students can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2016

Programs Offered in IFMR

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  • Post graduate Diploma in Management | The PGDM program is a rigorous two year full time program with six trimesters and two months of summer internship. The program was launched in the year 2000 offering core specializations in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and Operation. The other specializations offered in this program are Financial Engineering, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) and Business Analytics.


Graduates in any discipline with consistent academic record; Candidates pursuing final year degree can also apply.

  • Applicants are required to take /have taken any of the following standardised entrance exams – CAT 2016 / XAT 2017 / CMAT 2017 / GMAT & GRE (taken in the last three years).  The cut off are not the same for all the entrance exams – so your performance in all the entrance exams you have taken will be evaluated against the respective cut off and only your best performance will be considered.

Duration : 3 years

  • PGDM-WE | IFMR PGDM for Working Executives Commenced in 1980, is a boon for the working professionals to enhance their managerial capabilities in Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, and Information Systems & Operations fields. The program is AICTE approved. Apart from very rich in-house faculty of 20, visiting faculty from leading B-schools and senior managers from industry interact with students through their course of study, making the program truly industry-oriented. The program is flexible i.e. classes will be held during weekends, challenging and undiluted management program. PGDM-WE program is launched to groom working executives who aspire to move into senior leadership roles.
  • Duration : 2 years


  • Graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • A minimum of 2 years of full-time work experience in an organization/institution of repute.

  • Executive Programs | IFMR provides executive programs viz. consulting, certificate as well as fully customized training programs and management development programs, and has till date trained over 15,000 middle and senior managers across various functional disciplines from government, banking, public and private sectors.

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College offer a range of programs that covers, but is not limited to the following subjects and functions:

  • Finance
  • Financial Analytics
  • Economics
  • Marketing & Strategy
  • People – Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Banking

Ph.D | IFMR offers PhD programs in affiliation with the University of Madras and IIT Madras. Disciplines offered include Economics, Finance & Accounting, HR & OB , Strategy and Operations Management.


  • (i) Master’s degree or equivalent PG Diploma in a relevant discipline, and a Bachelor’s degree with consistent first class


  • Five-Year integrated Master’s degree/Dual degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline with consistent first class


  • ACA / FCA / AICWAI / ACSI qualifications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India provided the candidates have secured

  • Rankings | IFMR was ranked 20th in “Top B-Schools in India 2013” by CNBC TV18 in the “Overall Category”.CRISIL has currently ranked IFMR with A*** (State Level) and A** (National Level) rating. IFMR has also received the Dewang Mehta award in 2010 for the best academic input in Finance in the country.
  • PlacementTop Recruitment Company in IFMR

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Placement snapshot for 2017-18

No. of students placed178
Total offers made188
Companies in campus47
Highest salaryINR 14.5 LPA
Average salary INR 8.5 LPA

Placement snapshot for 2014-15 and 2013-14

Academic Year(2014-15)(2013-14)
No. of first-year students admitted in the year180120
No. of students placed through campus placement180120
Median salary of placed graduates (amount in INR)780000750000

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